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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 103

    A GERMAN SILVER SUGAR-BOX

    MARK OF MARTIN MITTNACHT, AUGSBURG, 1719-1723

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN SILVER SUGAR-BOX
    MARK OF MARTIN MITTNACHT, AUGSBURG, 1719-1723
    Shaped oval and on four scroll feet, the hinged cover with a lock mechanism, later engraved with initials below a crown, marked underneath
    6¾ in. (17 cm.) wide
    14 oz. (423 gr.)
    The initials are those of Ernst Augustus, 1st Duke of Cumberland, (1771-1851), fifth son of George III (1771-1851), King of Hanover after 1837.


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